All Minnesota bicycling advocates and enthusiasts are invited to attend the 2nd Annual Minnesota Bike Summit on Capitol Hill. March 5, 2012.
Presented by the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota (BikeMN), this one-day conference will focus on educating elected representatives about the BikeMN 2012 Legislative Agenda.
The event will begin at Christ Lutheran Church at 9:30 a.m. During the morning session, BikeMN will facilitate discussions on bike-related legislative issues, bike facilities, and state agencies that impact bicycle programs throughout Minnesota. Attendees will hear from the authors of related bills in the rotunda at 2 p.m. Guest speakers will be announced soon.
Lunch will be provided before the assembly marches to the State Capitol to rally for our cause, meet with legislators, and view industry displays in the rotunda.
Registration Information The cost to attend is $10 for members of the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota, $15 for non-members, or $20 at the door. Registration and additional event information can be found on the BikeMN website. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
The mission of BikeMN is to provide leadership and a unified voice for bicycle education, advocacy and efforts to make Minnesota more bicycle friendly so that more people will ride bicycles more often. Join the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota today to help with efforts to make bicycling in Minnesota safe, easy, fun and cool for everyone!
Thank you to Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) of Bloomington, MN for sponsoring the 2012 Minnesota Bike Summit. QBP is the largest parts and accessories distributor in the bicycle industry serving more than 5,000 dealers around the world.
BikeMN 2012 Legislative Agenda
Create a state funded Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Grant Program
Authorize the Mississippi River Trail (MRT) State Bikeway
Please take a moment to look at the Advocacy page (https://www.bikemn.org/advocacy/) of the BikeMN website for detailed information and a list of other issues BikeMN will be tracking and supporting in 2012.
Article Published: 01-29-2012